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A kite is traditionally a tethered heavier-than-air craft with wing surfaces that react against the ... The kite has been claimed as the invention of the 5th-century BC Chinese philosophers Mozi (al...

Who Invented the Kite? | Wonderopolis

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No one knows for sure who first attached a paper membrane to a stiff frame with ... Traditionally, historians give credit for the invention of the kite to the Chinese.

Who invented the kite? | Reference.com

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The kite is an ancient device that is believed to have been invented in China by ... the kite's invention, China used wind sails, and it is thought that the first kites ...

History of Kites | Kites.com

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Though the exact origin is debated, it's believed the home of the first kite was Shandong, the ... As with any new invention, kites were used for good and bad.

Chinese Kites, the History and culture of Chinese Kites

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The first kites were what we today would call prototype kites: they were made of light wood and formed in the shape of a bird. It was of course logical enough to ...

Did you Know - Kiteman

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The smallest kite in the world which actually flies is 5mm high. ... It is now thought that the first kites flown over 3000 years ago, were made from leaves.

-National Kite Month: Kite History - Gomberg Kites

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In the history of flight, the first lighter-than-air balloon (1783) and the first powered ... graphite have made kites stronger, lighter, more colorful, and more durable.

kite Facts, information, pictures | Encyclopedia.com articles about kite

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Kites were first developed in ancient China. Written references to kites in China date back to 200 b.c., but they were probably invented at a much earlier time.

History of Chinese Kites

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Kites from WeiFang are amongst the best ones in China. ... The first descriptions of kites made with bamboo frames covered by paper and silk, originate from the ...

Invention of the Kite - The Kite Society of Great Britain

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about the accidental invention of kites (see 4 be- low). The prime focus of this article is on the ”act of crea- tion' i.e. the first time that a heavier than air device.

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Kite History - SACU

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However, whatever it was that inspired the kite, it is believed that the very first kite was made by Mo Di (468-376 BC), a famous philosopher who lived on Mount ...

Who made the first kite? | Reference.com

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Although it's unclear who specifically made the first kite, the earliest recorded reference to kites comes in the work of Chinese philosopher Mozi, who lived ...

Who Invented The Kite? Most Contenders Come From Ancient Asia.

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From these 2 regions, kites spread first to the rest of Asia, then eventually to the ... of whom might have felt that they were the one who invented the kite in China.